Eric Wareham

United States Supreme Court (7 summaries)

PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana

A state does not acquire title to segments of rivers under the Equal Footing Doctrine when those segments of river were nonnavigable under federal law at the time of statehood.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

United States v. Alvarez

(Whether the Stolen Valor Act is facially invalid under the First Amendment's Free Speech clause.)

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana

A state does not acquire title to segments of rivers under the Equal Footing Doctrine when those segments of river were nonnavigable under federal law at the time of statehood.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

Filarsky v. Delia

Whether a private attorney retained by local government to conduct an investigation is precluded from asserting qualified immunity solely because of his status as a private lawyer rather than a government employee.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Qualified Immunity

Perry v. New Hampshire

The Due Process Clause does not require a preliminary judicial assessment of the reliability of eyewitness identification unless the identification was procured under unnecessarily suggestive circumstances arranged by law enforcement.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Evidence

Credit Suisse Securities v. Simmonds

Whether the two year statute of limitations in section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is subject to tolling, and if so, when does tolling begin.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Civil Procedure

Bobby v. Dixon

Antiterrrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) provides that a state prisoner seeking a writ of habeas corpus from a federal court “must show that the state court’s ruling on the claim being presented in federal court was so lacking in justification that there was an error well understood and comprehended in existing law beyond any possibility for fairminded disagreement.”

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted (1 summary)

Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services

Whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's expansion of the Medicaid law exceeds Congress's power under the Spending Clause of Article I.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law